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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 12 May 1942
Time:11:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-269
Operator:Northwest Orient Airlines
Registration: NC21714
C/n / msn: 2129
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Miles City, MT (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, United States of America
Destination airport:Miles City Municipal Airport, MT (MLS/KMLS), United States of America
Narrative:
Overran the runway, hit obstruction and crashed during attempt to go around.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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